(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Davor Marko

Beneficiary country: 
Marko Davor Croatia Born on 10 October 1980 in Osijek, Croatia
Country of study: 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Last degree obtained: 

MA in Democracy and Human Rights, joint degree University of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) / University of Bologna (Italia), 2005-2006. 

Scholarly work and publications: 

Books and monographs

Marko, D. 2013. Media in minority languages on Western Balkans: Freedom, Access, Marginalization. Sarajevo, Media plan institute. (Editor)

Marko, D. and Sarajlić, E. 2011. State or Nation? The Challenges of Political Transition in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Edited volume. Sarajevo, Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies. (Editor)

Marko, D. 2009. Zar na Zapadu postoji neki drugi Bog? [Book on stereotypes and prejudices towards Islam in media]. Sarajevo, Media plan institute. (Author)

Marko, D. 2008. PROMIcanje medijske odgovornosti u multikulturalnim društvima. [Guide for journalists]. Sarajevo, Media plan institute. Editor / author. Available online:


Journal articles, book chapters and reports

"Disinform and Entertain until We’re out of Our Brains (media and protests in BiH)", SEE Mediaobservatory, April 2014,

"Politics", in Wilkes and al. (ed.), Factors  in  Reconciliation: Religion,  Local  Conditions,  People  and  Trust, University of Edinburgh/CEIR, 2013,

"Media Reforms in Turbulent Times: The Role of Media Assistance in the Establishment of Independent Media Institutions in Serbia", Working paper, Sarajevo: Centre for Social Research Analitika, 6/2013.

"Power Constellation(s), Symbolic Divisions and Media: Perception of Islam as a Personalized, "Minorized" and Subordinated Part of Serbian Society”, in Cvetičanin and Spasić (ed.) Us and Them: Symbolic  Divisions in Wester Balkan Societies, (University of Belgrade: The Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, 2013), pp. 179 – 195.

"Fear Control in Media Discourse", academic paper, Southeastern Europe 37, 2013, pp. 200–219.

"Minority languages in a Public Multicultural Space: 'Ghetoized' vs. 'Integrated' Minority Media", conference paper, in Podunavac, M. (ed.) Challenges of Multiculturalism, Heinrich Boell Stiftung, Belgrade, 2013, pp. 199-208.

"Medijska vjerodostojnost i profesionalna medijska udruženja", conference paper, in Turčilo, L. And B. Buljubašić (ed.) Vjerodostojnost medija: Izazovi globalizacije i specifičnost regiona, Sarajevo, Faculty of Political Sciences, 2012, pp. 388 - 404.

"Citizenship in Media Discourse in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia". CITSEE Working Papers Series, University of Edinburgh, 2012, available online:

"‘Other' and 'Different' in the Bosnian-Herzegovinian media mirror". Diskursi, Sarajevo: Center for empirical studies on religion, 2011, pp. 177 - 186.

"Alterization of Islam: Borders between Islam and other faiths, defined by media". Research paper, in Máté-Tóth, András and Cosima Rughinis (ed.) Spaces and Borders. Young Researchers about Religion in Central and Eastern Europe. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011, pp. 191 - 206.

"Compatibility of Media and Political Agenda". Status, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vol. 15, Spring 2011.

"The Role of Opinion Leaders in the Dissemination of Media Messages during the pre-Election Period: The Case of BiH". Academic paper. CEU Political Science Journal, Vol. 6, No. 2, April 2011. pp. 167 - 191.

Ljubić, Tatjana and Davor, Marko."Religion, Nation and State: The 'Holy Trinity' of Disunity of post-Dayton Bosnia and Herzegovina", in Sarajlić, Eldar and Davor Marko (ed.) State or Nation? The Challenges of Political Transition in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Edited volume. Sarajevo: Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies, 2011, pp. 151 - 175.

"Media and Minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina". Jusić, Tarik and Edin, Hodžić (ed.) On Margins: Minorities and Media in South East Europe, Sarajevo: Mediacenter, 2010, pp. 131 – 175.